With the support of the Health Policy Institute of Ohio and funding by the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio, the Ohio Family Violence Prevention Project (OFVPP) began in January 2007. The project’s goals are:
Towards this end, we produce a range of materials related to family violence in Ohio. We also meet regularly with practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers to discuss our findings and insure our work is both rigorous and relevant.
(NEW) Annual Updates for ohio and major metro counties
Family Violence in Ohio: Statewide Assessment Report (2010; pdf, 42 pages). Describes the scope and consequences of child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and elder maltreatment in Ohio’s 88 counties.
Introduction to the County Profiles (2010; pdf, 3 pages)
Provides a brief introduction to the county profiles and suggestions on how to use them.
State Profile (2010; pdf, 2 pages)
Briefly summarizes data on child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and elder maltreatment for the state of Ohio.
County Profiles (2010)
Briefly summarizes data on child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and elder maltreatment for each of Ohio’s 88 counties. Includes how family violence compares to other important threats to health.
Ohio Family Violence County Profiles: Sources and Methods (2010; pdf, 25 pages) Provides a detailed description of the sources and methods used to produce estimates and figures from the county profiles.
Template for making your own graph (2010)
Directions for creating your own graph (2010)
Provides step-by-step instructions on making a graph comparing family violence in your county to other important threats to health
OFVPP Online Data Soure (external site)
A Web site where users can download raw county-level Ohio Family Violence Prevention Project data and create their own maps
Intimate Partner Violence Among Medicaid and Uninsured Populations in Ohio: Associations with Health Outcomes and Care Utilization (2009; pdf, 25 pages; links to external site)
Describes analyses of data from the 2008 Ohio Family Health Survey.
Policy Brief: Intimate Partner Violence among Medicaid and Uninsured Populations in Ohio (2009; pdf, 4 pages; links to external site)
Brief description of analyses from the 2008 Ohio Family Health Survey.
Testimony to the Ohio Senate, Education Committee Regarding House Bill 19: School districts-dating violence policy/education (2009; pdf, 5 pages) Dr. Steinman’s testimony regarding a bill mandating schools to develop policies and educational efforts to curtail teen dating violence.
White Paper on Improving Family Violence Prevention in Ohio (2008; pdf, 35 pages) Outlines vision for thinking about family violence and prevention in our state. Downloaded over 16,000 times!
An Executive Summary (pdf, 8 pages) also is available.
Supplemental Report on Improving Family Violence Prevention in Ohio (2008; pdf, 40 pages) Describes public reaction to the White Paper and includes updated information on efforts related its recommendations.
Improving Family Violence Prevention in Ohio: Perspectives of Special Populations (2008; pdf, 20 pages)
Describes systematic effort to assess the relevance of the White Paper’s vision to special populations, including African-American, Appalachian, gay/lesbian/bisexual, Latino, and people with disabilities.
(NOTE: These slides include information that may have since been updated. Please refer to the section “Data on Family Violence in Ohio” for our most current statistics.)
Using Elder Maltreatment Data to Build Support for Prevention (October 2010) From a presentation at the Elder Justice Workshop sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging #3 in Lima, Ohio.
Using Family Violence Data to Build Support for Prevention (Spring 2010)
From a series of presentations in Akron, Athens, Columbus, Toledo and West Chester that reviewed data related to the scope and consequences of family violence in Ohio counties.
Intimate Partner Violence in Ohio: Association with Health Outcomes and Care Utilization (June 2009) Presents analyses of data from the 2008 Ohio Family Health Survey Research Meeting in Columbus, OH.
Understanding and Improving Family Violence Prevention in Ohio (Spring 2008) From a series of presentations in Athens, Canton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Lima, Parma, Youngstown and Zanesville that described a vision for family violence prevention.